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Pallarenda

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Beach Number:
qld0859
Includes Beaches:
Pallarenda
State/Region:
QLD - Pallarenda
Post Code:
4810
General Beach Hazard Rating:
1/10 ( Least hazardous)

Beach

Pallarenda Beach and Rowes Bay are essentially one long beach cut in the middle by Three Mile Creek. Both beaches are backed by a 1 to 2 km wide, low, coastal plain. Pallarenda Beach (859) is 2.5 km long, faces east and receives low waves usually less than 0.3 m. These maintain a low, 50 m wide high tide beach fronted by 100 to 200 m wide intertidal sand flats. The northern end of the beach lies in the Environmental Park and has a number of facilities and picnic areas. Just south of the park entrance is a concrete boat ramp and a swimming enclosure, backed by the small Pallarenda residential settlement. The Cape Pallarenda Road runs right behind the beach, providing good access for the entire length, with a grassy foreshore reserve between the road and the beach.

Swimming

The best spot is at Pallarenda, with the added safety of the stinger net during summer. All beaches can only be used at mid to high tide owing to the low tide flats.

Surfing

Usually none.

Fishing

Best at high tide near the creek mouths.

General

Pallarenda and Rowes Bay are two of Townsville’s more accessible and popular beaches, offering excellent access and plenty of space.

Parking

Type:
Formal parking area
Spaces:
200

Location

Information Symbols

  • Drinking water Drinking water
  • Toilets Toilets
  • Toilets Toilets
  • Parking Parking
  • Boat ramp Boat ramp
  • Pool Pool

SLSA provides this information as a guide only. Surf conditions are variable and therefore this information should not be relied upon as a substitute for observation of local conditions and an understanding of your abilities in the surf. SLSA reminds you to always swim between the red and yellow flags and never swim at unpatrolled beaches. SLSA takes all care and responsibility for any translation but it cannot guarantee that all translations will be accurate.

 

PATROL INFORMATION

There is no beach service this week.

STATISTICS

July 2014 - June 2015

Rescues:
0
First Aids:
2
Preventative Actions:
3

The following organisations contribute to the above totals: Pallarenda (Lifeguards)

Hazards

Service Providers

SLSA provides this information as a guide only. Surf conditions are variable and therefore this information should not be relied upon as a substitute for observation of local conditions and an understanding of your abilities in the surf. SLSA reminds you to always swim between the red and yellow flags and never swim at unpatrolled beaches. SLSA takes all care and responsibility for any translation but it cannot guarantee that all translations will be accurate.

WEATHER

Today 28° wind ENE/19 km/h

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TOWNSVILLE (5 km) issued at Wed 26 Nov 09:27 (EST)

WATER

28

Issued at Wed, November 26 07:02

SWELL FORECAST

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
  • PM
  • AM
  • PM
  • AM
  • PM
  • ENE
    0.2 m
  • ENE
    0.2 m
  • ENE
    0.2 m
  • ENE
    0.2 m
  • ENE
    0.1 m

Pallarenda issued at Mon, November 24 23:00 (EST)

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UV INDEX

13

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TODAY'S TIDE

  • Low
    4:43
    0.85m
  • High
    11:51
    3.15m
  • Low
    19:11
    1.40m
  • High
    23:58
    2.22m
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Townsville issued at Wed, November 26 00:00 (Local Time)

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TODAY'S RADAR

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